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There are 6 ways to get from Stirling to Ayr by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$25 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923

$13 - $26

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 4 / ...

$14 - $27

Taxi  •  1h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Ayr 62.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Ayr 62.8 miles

$13 - $20

Uber  •  1h 11m

  1. Take an Uber from Stirling to Ayr 62.8 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Ayr is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Ayr is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Ayr station. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Ayr, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Stirling and Ayr is 53 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Ayr without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs £19 - £24.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Stirling to Ayr, including transfers.

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Stirling to Ayr bus services, operated by First, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Ayr is to train which takes 2h and costs £19 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £20 and takes 3h 10m.

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Stirling to Ayr bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Ayr is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Stirling to Ayr.

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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stirling to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Ayr via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stirling, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stirling to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $190
Exec
$160 - $230
Taxi from Stirling to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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